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Washer Won't Spin

First the Washer would not spin and water would not pump out. I cleaned out the pump and the water is now released from the washer. I hear the motor going and it sound like its spinning. The tub will go back a forth on the wash/rinse cycle, but it will not go to the full into the full spin. The motor does and sounds normal but the tub just sits there. Any ideas would be appreciated.

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  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    Won't pump out and will not spin

  • shamma May 13, 2008

    Hi mine is Fisher and Paykel smartdrive 5.0, the moment I switch on power, the machine lets in water for a few seconds then shuts it, it does the a few times maybe 6 or 7 times but the drum does not spin, there is only a humming noise. Then the machine starts beeping and stops. Nothing happens after this. I tried looking for the diverter valve underneath but cant find one, however its got a small pump with motor and fan. Can somebody help me fix this please. Thanks. - John

  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    Mine will pump out but won't spin hence leaving most of the water behind. I am not sure what the water pump looks out so can't clean it out. Can someone help me please?

  • desktank Jun 08, 2008

    the washer willnot spin out all the water completely. Leaving the clothes wet & heavy from the water. How can I get it to spin out completely?

  • donc839 Jun 19, 2008

    Mine washes fine but will not spin at all. I cane hear a humming noice but nothing happens. Do I need to replace water pump?

  • squeezedcg Jul 02, 2008

    it will not drain or spin

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    when i put a load of clothes in washer (these are not heavily soiled clothes), run them thought the wash cycle, and then when they come out their is black stuff/dirt on the clothes and lots of particals in tub. how do you clean or get in behind tub to check for the problem. Washer is 8 years old and has never had this problem before

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Ck under agitator pull dispenser out remove large wing nut dowm center of agitator pull up ..nothing there remove rubber pluggs each side of top remove phillip screws lift top pull tub ring off at tabs along edge and remove.. basket lifts out ck under it

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